The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 153 192 166
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 25 9 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.21% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 0.93% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 42
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
767 964 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.85% 22.56% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 645 744 916
Median salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +44 22 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Bradford +5 2 £27,750 -26.00% 3
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (82.72%) Windows
3 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
4 53 (65.43%) Windows Server
5 44 (54.32%) VMware
6 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
7 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
8 37 (45.68%) Cisco
9 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (39.51%) ITIL
11 29 (35.80%) MCSE
12 25 (30.86%) CCNA
12 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (28.40%) LAN
13 23 (28.40%) WAN
14 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
14 22 (27.16%) SQL
14 22 (27.16%) VPN
14 22 (27.16%) SAN
14 22 (27.16%) Firewall
15 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
16 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
17 16 (19.75%) MCITP
17 16 (19.75%) Remote Desktop
18 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (18.52%) Time Management
18 15 (18.52%) Finance
18 15 (18.52%) HP
18 15 (18.52%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 8 (9.88%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) LAN
1 23 (28.40%) WAN
2 22 (27.16%) Firewall
2 22 (27.16%) SAN
2 22 (27.16%) VPN
3 16 (19.75%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (9.88%) ADSL
4 8 (9.88%) MPLS
4 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.88%) VLAN
5 6 (7.41%) DNS
6 5 (6.17%) VoIP
7 4 (4.94%) DHCP
8 3 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) QlikView
2 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.70%) SSDT
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 21 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Support Analyst
7 11 (13.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) Architect
8 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
9 9 (11.11%) Database Architect
9 9 (11.11%) Storage Architect
10 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
10 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
12 5 (6.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) IVR
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Online Games
3 3 (3.70%) Social Network
3 3 (3.70%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (82.72%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (18.52%) Time Management
4 13 (16.05%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.88%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (9.88%) Supplier Management
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
8 3 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
8 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.70%) Machine Learning
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.70%) Test Planning
8 3 (3.70%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.47%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) Perl
2 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.70%) Python
2 3 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (35.80%) MCSE
3 25 (30.86%) CCNA
3 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (19.75%) MCITP
5 14 (17.28%) MCP
6 13 (16.05%) CCNP
6 13 (16.05%) Degree
7 9 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (9.88%) CCEA
8 8 (9.88%) MCDST
9 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) WSUS
2 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) DameWare
3 2 (2.47%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) VMware
2 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 37 (45.68%) Cisco
4 15 (18.52%) HP
5 14 (17.28%) Avaya
6 12 (14.81%) Citrix
7 8 (9.88%) Forcepoint
7 8 (9.88%) Sophos
8 5 (6.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) Sage
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,500 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago